24 Aug 2018

Calls for compensation for walking track property owners

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 24 August 2018

A high country farmer who has up to 100,000 people walking through his property each year says there should be compensation for landholders affected by increasing visitor numbers. A draft report published earlier this year by the Walking Access Comission found that a growing population, combined with record international tourist numbers is putting pressure on access to the South Island High Country.